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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cheesecake Bars - sweet and creamy cheesecake bars with light peanut butter flavor and chocolate crust. Super easy and fun treat when the cravings hit!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake
Servings: 9 bars
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Anna

Ingredients

!for the crust:

  • 3/4 cup chocolate graham crackers crushed or processed in food processor until fine
  • 4 Tablespoons salted or unsalted butter melted

!for the filling:

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg beaten

!for the drizzle:

  • 1/4 cup melted chocolate optional

Instructions

!to make the crust:

  • Line a 8" square baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl, stir together cracker crumbs and melted butter until well combined.Press onto the bottom of the lined pan. Bake for 7 minutes.

!to make the filling:

  • In a large mixing bowl, mix cream cheese with an electric mixer for 30 seconds, until smooth.
  • Add peanut butter, sugar,sour cream and vanilla. Mix well.
  • Add flour. Mix until incorporated.
  • Add egg and mix just until incorporated. Do not overmix.
  • Pour the mixture over the crust.
  • Tap the pan against the counter to release any air bubbles.
  • Bake the cheesecake for 25 to 27 minutes. Let cool completely to room temperature.
  • It can be chilled overnight.
  • Drizzle with melted chocolate. Let sit until chocolate is set.
  • Slice and serve.

Notes

Store any leftovers in a covered container for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 179mg | Potassium: 116mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.8mg